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First Published: 17:19 IST(7/4/2013) | Last Updated: 17:29 IST(7/4/2013)

SC has stayed the execution of death row convicts whose clemency pleas were rejected by the President, people have received Aadhaar letters with photographs of trees in place of their own, Smriti Irani's changing role from an entertainer to a politician and India successfully test-fired Agni II. These were some of the most read stories on


SC stays execution of eight death row convicts
The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of eight death row prisoners, convicted in different murder cases, whose clemency pleas were rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee earlier this week. Read more...


Aadhaar slips up, letters come with dog, tree photos
In perhaps one of the strangest government goof-ups India has seen till date, thousands of people across the country have received Aadhaar letters with photographs of trees, animals or buildings in place of their own. Read more...


Change of role, anyone?
When Smriti Irani, the BJP's recently appointed vice president, was told by an astrologer that she won't shine in future, stung, she told him, “Check on me ten years later!” Read more...


Odisha: Agni-II missile successfully test fired
India on Sunday successfully test-fired its surface to surface intermediate range ballistic missile Agni II from Wheeler’s Island in Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast. Read more...

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